Forest resources development and conservation
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa. Joint ECA/FAO Agricultural Division;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The aim of the project during the preparatory assistance period is to help African governments in assessing the existing situation in the sector of forestry; especially regarding the degradation of forest resources, the inadequate policies and legislations governing the use and exploitation of forests and the consequences of such policies on the remaining forest potential. The situation of forest research will be appraised, especially in the area of Taungya System embodying small farmers, crop cultivation and forest regeneration.